Daily Poem: A Game of Hot Potato Starring My Heart as the Potato ~ Amy Saul-Zerby

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A Game of Hot Potato Starring My Heart as the Potato ~ Amy Saul-Zerby Sometimes all I want is to be a person who takes comfort in hot baths sometimes all I want is to be a person who takes comfort in anything sometimes all I want is to be a person who takes I […]

Daily Poem: Poem 16 from “18 Poems” ~ Tano Festa

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Poem 16 from “18 Poems” ~ Tano Festa Rome, July 28, 1979 My alabaster forbear told me about Georgian cows about cold nights in Leningrad where the moon is like a silver plate and wind sweeps snow that turns to blue, compact crystal

Daily Poem: From “Literary Sexts” ~ Caitlyn Siehl

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From “Literary Sexts” ~ Caitlyn Siehl Do not fall in love with people like me. I will take you to museums, and parks, and monuments, and kiss you in every beautiful place, so that you can never go back to them without tasting me like blood in your mouth. I will destroy you in the […]

Daily Poem: Canto ~ Andrzej Kotański

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Canto ~ Andrzej Kotański A man should not spend his life at work as it’s a sin God gave us Paris, Venice, art nouveau architecture, art deco watches and clocks, gave us wild strawberries misty dawns outside of cafés’ windows, shops, gave us Thomas Mann and Proust, and moors of Ireland, created pool and teenagers, […]

Daily Poem: Hands ~ Elaine Feinstein

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Hands ~ Elaine Feinstein We first recognised each other as if we were siblings, and when we held hands your touch made me stupidly happy. Hold my hand, you said in the hospital . You had big hands, strong hands, gentle as those of a Mediterranean father caressing the head of a child. Hold my […]

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